"The money accumulated, state officials said, because the parks department had a pattern of underreporting the actual size of the funds in its regular dealings with the state Department of Finance. Why and how this occurred remains a mystery and will be the subject of investigations ..."
The slightest bit of critical thinking would immediately know the answer to that question of "Why?" If one agency is doing it, doesn't logic tell you it is likely that other agencies are doing the same thing? Or will they try to tell us the Parks Dept "went rogue"?